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From a site that tracks “false words,

posted by Jason Kottke   Jan 22, 2008

From a site that tracks “false words, usages, or expressions”, the definition of Michael Bayesian Filters:

1. a series of computer based filters, trained over time through an artificial intelligence process, which allow computer controlled motion picture cameras to automatically record high budget action sequences in the style of producer/director Michael Bay.

2. a method of filtering email spam that relies on producer/director Michael Bay to manually read and sort all incoming messages.

I can’t think of Michael Bay without humming this song. (via crazymonk)

Newish trailer for Transformers (the “exclusive trailer”

posted by Jason Kottke   May 22, 2007

Newish trailer for Transformers (the “exclusive trailer” at the top of the list). This movie may actually kick ass. Or, as with every other Bay movie I’ve seen, the reaction will probably be, “that movie really could have kicked ass if it wasn’t so stupid.” I also have a theory that the robots in the film are too much toward the realistic end of Scott McCloud’s iconic abstraction scale to be effective, but that post is for another time.

Michael Bay, king of the popcorn directors

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 16, 2005

Michael Bay, king of the popcorn directors.